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2012-07-19 23:00:29

Beverly Hills PRP Launches Program To Assist Physicians With Innovative Treatment Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 19, 2012 When superstars like Tiger

2012-07-09 10:20:54

Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE, or "mad cow disease") is a fatal disease in cattle that causes portions of the brain to turn sponge-like.

2012-06-04 04:21:37

5.4 million Americans suffer from Alzheimers and 3 million from Parkinson's disease. Doctors who treat patients with these among other neurodegenerative conditions believe that the diseases are spreading though their patients' brains. The stages of both Alzheimers and Parkinson's disease show these pathological effects.

Possible Way To Prevent Brain Cell Death Discovered
2012-05-07 03:29:28

In a new study, a team of UK researchers have reportedly found a way to prevent brain cell death in mice -- a discovery which could ultimately lead to improved treatments for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and other neurodegenerative ailments in humans.

USDA On The Hunt For Offspring Of BSE-infected Cow
2012-04-26 13:30:59

After tests this week confirmed BSE (mad cow) in a dead dairy cow from a California farm, the USDA went on the manhunt, or cowhunt, for any offspring the dead animal may have had, stating they could also carry the fatal brain-eating disease.

California Mad Cow Case Poses No Threat To Humans
2012-04-25 09:14:40

The first case of “mad cow” disease in six years has cropped up on a California dairy farm after health and food experts discovered the disease in a dead cow, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) confirmed on Tuesday.

2012-04-24 22:34:21

Toxic prions in the brain can be detected with self-illuminating polymers.

2012-04-23 13:12:30

One of the greatest mysterious in cellular biology has been given a new twist thanks to findings reported in Science.

2012-04-11 14:44:45

A new technique for analyzing brain images offers the possibility of using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to predict the rate of progression and physical path of many degenerative brain diseases.


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  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
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